Architecture and the State

Subject: 
Architecture (ARCH)
Catalog number: 
645
Unit weight: 
0.50
Meet type: 
LEC
Grading basis: 
NUM
Cross-listing(s): 
N/A
Requisites: 
Prereq: ARCH 246 or 247 or instructor consent
Description: 
Through the creation of buildings, infrastructure programs, funding agencies, policy initiatives, procurement practices and regulatory agencies central governments have used architecture to shape and unify the nation and define the national territory. This course investigates the relationship between politics and architecture, with particular attention on the rise and decline of Canadian federal architecture and Canadian federal architectural policy, using case studies to explore the way various Canadian governments sought to establish and re-represent a common Canadian identity. Consent of instructor required for those who do not have the required prerequisite.
Topic titles: 
N/A
Faculty: 
Engineering (ENG)
Academic level: 
GRD
Course ID: 
010639